KIRKSVILLE, Mo. — A Kirksville man is sentenced in a child pornography case.

48-year-old Scott B. Walsh is sentenced to 20 years in prison for child pornography charges. Charging documents state Walsh was involved with a 12-year-old boy who would send electronic messages containing explicit material to Walsh in 2017.

During the investigation, Walsh was discovered to be a registered sex offender and had already served five years in prison from an incident from 2004.

He is sentenced on a charge of receipt of child pornography.